Episode 3

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Helicopter Heroes, Down Under Episode 3 of 10

Duration: 29 minutes

Series following British flying doctors and aircrew saving lives in Australia. Paediatrician Victoria Sheward flies to the rescue of a premature baby, and a kayaker will drown if former Royal Marine Tony Woods is not able to pluck him from the waves.

  • Meet the heroes

    Air ambulance pilot and John Legge

    It’s one of the most beautiful but dangerous places on earth.


    And when Australians call out the flying doctor, they are likely to be British and so is the
    pilot, paramedic and crewman.


    From shark attacks on the surfing beaches to exploding BBQs in the Sydney suburbs.


    These are the Brits who can make the difference between life and death Down Under.


    Meet the helicopter heroes and find out about their lives.


Series Producer
Kristin Hadland
Executive Producer
Carla-Maria Lawson
Executive Producer
Ian Cundall


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